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Main Line Gardens
376 Paoli Pike, Malvern, PA 19355
Phone: 610-644-2300

Heather's Helpful Hint

Cacti and Succulents
October 25, 2012

Cacti and Succulents are among the most interesting houseplants and are easy to care for. There are so many varieties to choose from which provide different form, texture, and color. They come from all over the world and while most survive in pretty harsh outdoor conditions, they do have some important indoor needs.

Most cacti and succulents like bright light so a sunny windowsill is ideal, but be careful of sun scorch when the heat intensifies. Rotating your plants frequently is helpful.

Some folks purchase cacti because they believe that their water requirements are minimal but that is not the case. During their growing season, which is usually spring to fall, cacti and succulents need regular water and fertilizer. Plan on watering weekly until the days shorten and the temperatures drop.

If you have any interest at all in growing these plants, come in this Saturday for a great seminar called "The Bizarre World of Cacti and Succulents." If you are ready to dig in, visit us Sunday for a workshop to create your own Cacti and Succulent dish garden!

Be sure to call and reserve a spot, 610.363.0800!

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Read about Main Line Gardens acquiring Waterloo Gardens!

Main Line Gardens is a family-owned business that was established in 1981. More than just a full service garden center and nursery for professional landscaping and hardscaping, Main Line Gardens is an architect of beautiful, functional outdoor living spaces that provide a lifetime of enjoyment. The company's first priority and foremost goal is establishing long-term relationships with its customers by offering exceptional service and the highest quality products. This philosophy has defined its success for over 25 years and will continue for decades to follow. Main Line Gardens' experienced and professional staff takes customers all the way from design through installation, involving them every step of the way in the creation of their own outdoor landscaping paradise. Customers can choose from a full selection of plants, trees, shrubs, mulch and stones from the onsite full service nursery.

Please note that Main Line Gardens is not able to honor Waterloo Gardens gift cards/certificates, item exchanges or returns, broken or damaged items, etc. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.